What: Ben Moise, author and retired game warden with the S.C. DNR Law Enforcement Division, will speak. Breakfast sponsored by Chick-fil-A.
When: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Where: Lowcountry Senior Center, 865 Riverland Drive.
Price: $2 for members, $5 nonmembers
More Info: 762-9555 or www.lowcountryseniorcenter.org
What: Join Sea Island Habitat as it builds a new home on James Island for a Lowcountry family. The home will be funded and built primarily by women.
When: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 10-12
Where: Green Valley Lane, 11529 Grimball Road Ext.
Price: $25 registration fee More Info: 768-0998 or www.seaislandhabitat.org
What: The city of Charleston Department of Recreation presents a day of athletics for those 50 and up. Age divisions are 50-59, 60-69, 70-79 and 80+.
When: 9 a.m. breakfast; 10 a.m. events begin
Where: Bees Landing Recreation Center, 1580 Ashley Garden Blvd.
More Info: 402-4571 More Info: 722-2706 or www.gibbesmuseum.org/explore
What: Learn tips and techniques to improve your garden’s health in harmony with nature. The guest speaker will be Homer Mitchell Jr., a landscape gardener and graduate of Clemson University’s Master Gardener program and he will present a lecture on weeds and sustaining your lawn.
When: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 10
Where: Lowcountry Senior Center, 865 Riverland Drive
Price: Free for members, $5 for nonmembers.
More Info: 762-9555 or www.lowcountryseniorcenter.org
What: The Hall Family and the King Street Marketing Group present Lily Garfield as speaker at the Small Business Lunch at Halls. Doors open at 11:30; lunch is served at noon.
Where: Halls Chophouse, 434 King St.
Price: $28 More Info: 303-1113 or www.smallbusinesslunchathalls.com
What: The Charleston No. 4 United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold the annual Confederate Memorial Day Service at 3 p.m. May 10 at Magnolia Cemetery at the Soldiers Grounds.
When: 3-4 p.m. May 10 Where: Magnolia Cemetery, 70 Cunnington Ave.
What: Entrepreneur magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year brings to Charleston her mission of giving back. Lee Rhodes, the first woman to earn the award and the three-time cancer survivor will share 10 percent of the sales from this event featuring her nationally recognized company, glassybaby, with Roper St. Francis Cancer Center.
When: 5-7 p.m. May 10 Where: Gov. Thomas Bennett House, 69 Barre St.
Price: Free More Info: 402-CARE or www.rsfh.com
What: Be a part of this family affair at the Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Pavilion with barbecue and a bonfire, jump castles, games and rides and live music by Rick Recht. Presented by Charleston JCC and Chabad of Charleston.
When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 10 Where: Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park
Price: $8 individual, $36 family
More Info: 571-6565 or firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Tryouts for boys and girls ages 13-18 for Classic and Challenge teams will be held at Bishop England High School Track. Evaluations for ages 8-12 will be at Daniel Island Soccer Academy Complex. Evaluation and tryout fee is $20 per player, $30 for two or more players in the same family. Walk-ups welcome or register online.
When: 5:30-7 p.m. May 10; 5:30-8 p.m. May 14-18, 21, 22, 24
Where: Bishop England High School, 363 Seven Farms Drive
More info: 608-9071 or www.disacademy.org.
What: 42nd annual Greek Festival of Charleston. Free parking at Riley Park with free shuttle buses to and from festival. Proceeds benefit local charities.
When: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. May 11-12, noon-6 p.m. May 13
Where: Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, 30 Race St.
Price: $3 admission ticket at door
More Info: 577-2063 or http://GreekFest.us
What: In honor of Colonial-Maritime Weekend, there will be events and historic programs offered aboard the HMS Bounty and at The Powder Magazine museum, including tours, lectures, live pirate-themed theatrical performances and more. Proceeds will benefit The Powder Magazine’s 300th Anniversary Exhibition (2013) and the Preservation of the HMS Bounty.
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 11 Where: Powder Magazine, 79 Cumberland St.
Price: $10 adults, $5 students (17 and under)
More Info: 722-9350 or www.powdermag.org/programs.html
What: Wide Angle Lunches Series. The current Southern editor for The Paris Review, John Jeremiah Sullivan’s most recent book of essays is a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award.
When: 12:30 p.m. May 11 Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.
Price: $20-$25 More Info: 888-718-4253 or www.wideanglelunches.org
What: Fort Sumter National Monument will host a book signing for the new publication “The Life and Legacy of Robert Smalls of South Carolina’s Sea Islands.”
When: 2:15 p.m. May 11 Where: Fort Sumter, 340 Concord St.
Price: Free More Info: 883-3123, ext. 20, www.nps.gov/fosu
What: The S.C. Chapter of The Alzheimer’s Association will host its annual charity gala with cocktails, a silent auction, dinner and live music from the Oasis Band.
When: 6 p.m. May 11 Where: The Francis Marion Hotel, 387 King St.
Price: $100 More Info: 800-860-1444 or www.fmnball.org
What: Celebrate moms with this 5K race and Family Fun Day event with food, activities and games for children and families. Admittance to Family Fun Day is free for race participants; $10 per family for nonrace participants. All proceeds benefit the Ruth Rhoden Craven Foundation for Postpartum Depression.
When: 8 a.m.-noon May 12 Where: Blackbaud Stadium, 1990 Daniel Island Drive.
Price: $25 More Info: 769-0444 or www.ppdsupport.org
What: The S.C. Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host its annual “Great Strides” walk and challenge course as a fundraiser as part of the National Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Awareness Month.
When: 10 a.m. May 12 Where: Sullivan’s Island, Station 16
More Info: 388-5968 or http://greatstrides.cff.org
What: The International Islamic Friendship Bazaar offers outdoor family fun and promotes friendship, peace and health. The friendship bazaar is presented by volunteers from the Central Mosque of Charleston. Special treats for mothers and families and a brief midday prayer will be held in the park.
When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 13 Where: Brittlebank Park, Lockwood Drive
Price: Free More Info: 720-8614 or 797-1818 or 797-3711 or http://charlestonmuslims.com
What: Commonwealth Cares Foundation is hosting its fifth annual charity golf tournament benefiting Palmetto Medical Initiative, an organization to provide sustainable, quality health care to those in need while increasing accessibility to global medical missions. Event includes buffet lunch and open driving range. Shotgun start is at 12:30 p.m. Golfers are invited to stay for scoring and cocktails at 5:30 p.m.
When: 11 a.m. May 15 Where: The Daniel Island Club, 600 Island Park Drive
Price: Registration is $300 or $1,200 for a four-person team.
More Info: 884-4545 or www.CommonwealthCares.org
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